The environmental campaign group Greenpeace has warned that shale gas will not lower energy bills in the UK, as it has in the US:
George Osborne's dream of building Dallas in Lancashire is a dangerous fantasy ...
Energy analysts agree the UK cannot replicate the American experience of fracking, and that shale gas will do little or nothing to lower bills.
Despite environmental concerns the Government have given the green light for fracking to resume across the UK.
Fracking has cut fuel bills in half in some states in the US, so could the same thing happen here? I got my calculator out.
The process of gas extraction known as 'fracking' has revolutionised the energy market in the US. Could the same thing happen here?